NAT GEO Best Travel Photos 2011
“A Sudanese woman braces herself against an approaching sandstorm in this photograph taken by Johnny Haglund, who was commended for the “Natural Elements” category.”
“Photographer Sergey Anisimov captures a family of nomadic deer herders—and their dog—in Yamal, Russia. Anisimov won the “Cultures & Traditions” category”
“Morning fog obscures Venezuela‘s Angel Falls—the world’s highest single drop waterfall—in this photograph taken by Philip Lee Harvey, who was commended in the “Natural Elements” category.”
Fishers struggle to check their traps in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’sTshopo Province in this photograph taken by Johnny Haglund, who got a special mention in the “Spirit of Adventure” category.
“Photographer Evan McBride, commended for the “One Shot Wild Moments” category, captured two wolves playing chase in Norway.”
Residents along the northern border of Dhaka, Bangladesh, climb atop a train and squeeze into every available space during a Muslim congregation event. Photographer Yeow Kwang Yeo is the winner in the “Best Single Image” category.
A beluga whale swims near a scuba diver under an ice field in the White Sea in northern Russia in this photograph taken by Franco Banfi, winner of the “Spirit of Adventure” category.
“Photographer Jonathan Munshi, a runner-up in the “New Talent” category, captured a woman diving for clean water in Dhaka City, Bangladesh.”
“An adult and a child look out from the front of their home in Tiebele, the painted village of the Gurunsi people in southern Burkina Faso.”
A scientist on scouts the landscape atop a small iceberg in Cornwallis Island,Canada, in a picture taken by photographer Martin Hartley, a runner-up in the “Spirit of Adventure” category.
A couple in the central highlands of Papua New Guinea share an intimate moment during a courtship ritual. Photographer Timothy Allen was named a runner-up in the “Exotic” category.
An illuminated tent sits beneath the glow of the northern lights in Hudson Bay,Canada.